Land valuer licensed activities
The below information provides a description of activities which a Western Australia (WA) licensed land valuers is permitted to perform. If you are a WA licensee visiting another state under AMR, you are only allowed to perform the activities listed below.
If you need to apply for a WA licence more information is available on the Licensing - land valuers page.
Licence Identifier: LV00 – LV00000
Scope of work
A licensed land valuer carries out business as a land valuer, demanding or receiving commission, reward or other valuable consideration in respect of his service as a valuer of land.
A licensed valuer must comply with the specific duties of a valuer as set out in Part 6 of the Licensed Valuer’s Code of Conduct 2016 which includes, but is not limited to:
- maintaining a risk management program;
- retaining documents and information;
- inspect land in accordance with the Australian valuation industry's accepted principles and practices of valuation;
- include specific content in a valuation report;
- annex all instructions received from a client to a report;
- ascertain legal ownership;
- comply with the valuation methodology set out in section 26 of the License Valuer’s Code of Conduct 2016.
- Inspect the property
- Ascertain legal ownership
- Conduct comparative research
- Value residential, commercial, industrial, rural and horticultural properties
- Issue 'as is' and 'as if complete' valuation reports
To get a WA licence
- Must have a prescribed qualification or membership of the Australian Property Institute
- Must have an Australian Police Check
- Must have an appropriate level of experience in the valuation of land
- Must be of person of good character and repute
- Must pay an application fee
To keep a WA licence
- Must renew the licence every three years
- Must comply with Land Valuers Licensing Act 1978, Land Valuers Licensing Regulations 1979 and Licensed Valuers Code of Conduct 2016.
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